On Battery Management Strategies in Multi-agent Microgrid Management

Roozbeh Morsali , Sajad Ghorbani , Ryszard Kowalczyk , Rainer Unland

Abstract

Multi Agent Systems (MAS) have been incorporated in numerous engineering applications including power systems. In recent years, with the advancement in Information and Communication Technology (ICT), Internet of Things (IoT) and smarter devices, this concept has become more and more applicable to grid management. Microgrids, as part of distribution grid are subject to continuous variation in demand, generation and grid conditions. Also, due to private ownership of some or all part of the microgrid (at least in the demand side), and privacy concerns of data transmitted, intelligent and independent agents could be used in management process by representing each component of the grid as an agent. As the importance of storage systems (especially batteries) is increasing with the higher penetration of the renewable energy into the electricity grid, proper battery management becomes vital in efficient microgrid management. In this paper, we focus on battery agent and propose three strategies for battery management in the multi agent based microgrid management framework. We also investigate the effect of each strategy on the total costs as well as the battery itself. In this system, the agents of different components are independent and they collaboratively communicate with each other to fulfil a global objective which is set to be minimising the total costs.
Author Roozbeh Morsali
Roozbeh Morsali,,
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, Sajad Ghorbani
Sajad Ghorbani,,
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, Ryszard Kowalczyk
Ryszard Kowalczyk,,
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, Rainer Unland (WIiGE / KIE) - University of Duisburg-Essen, Germany
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- Department of Information Systems
Pages191-202
Publication size in sheets0.55
Book Abramowicz Witold (eds.): Business Information Systems Workshops, Lecture Notes in Business Information Processing, vol. 303, 2017, Springer, ISBN 978-3-319-69022-3, [978-3-319-69023-0], 308 p., DOI:10.1007/978-3-319-69023-0
Keywords in EnglishMulti-agent systems, Microgrid management, Battery, Management strategy
DOIDOI:10.1007/978-3-319-69023-0_17
URL https://link.springer.com/chapter/10.1007%2F978-3-319-69023-0_17
Languageen angielski
Score (nominal)70
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